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Ben Hammersley

Life coaching apps and gadgets: do they work?

Thursday, April 3, 2014

A string of new devices and apps allows us to monitor every aspect of our lives (and even our pets'). But are they a help or a hindrance? asks Ben Hammersley

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Tech & Gadgets

Nine reasons Austin is a tech and startup hub

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

It prides itself on being weird, but at heart it's a hotbed of technological innovation. Brandon Watson and James Renovitch offer nine reasons why Austin is putting the tech in Texas

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Business lessons from history

Business lessons from history: the invention of television

Thursday, March 27, 2014

What can we learn about progress of our inventions from the history of the television. By Derek Harbinson

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The importance of branding

Friday, March 21, 2014

Developers have realised the importance of branding, so don't be surprised to find a luxury fashion name coming to a home near you soon, says Alexander Garrett

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What I've learnt: chocolatier Mary Ann O'Brien

Mary Ann O'Brien, 53, is the founder of Lily O'Brien's chocolate brand and the Jack and Jill Children's Foundation. Here she talks horses, children and starting a chocolate factory in her kitchen

How do I handle an admirer at work?

Dragons’ Den’s Deborah Meaden answers your business questions. this month, how to handle a co-workers advances

Pet theories: Zoe St John

Zoe St John, founder of, talks about her boxer Penny, who knows how to get a smile out of people

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Tech & Gadgets

Cloud storage: the alternatives

Trust in the Cloud and you’ll never have to worry about losing precious data again — but is it really that simple, asks Jonathan Margolis

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Book review: The Three Rules by Michael E Raynor and Mumtaz Ahmed

Featuring graphs and stats galore, Raynor and Ahmed's book looks at the role of price, position and persistence in executive decision making

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Attack of the digital zombies: are we addicted to our mobile devices?

Henrietta Thompson

Hordes of distracted people staring constantly at small screens are taking over the world, says Henrietta Thompson. Wouldn't it be nice if people spent less time looking at their phones?

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